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A 55-year-old female asked:

Should i be very concerned if i have a burning sensation on my right foot? a week ago i got a lumbar epidural steroid for my hernated disc.

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Concerned : Enough to discuss.With the doc who gave you the shot. Herniated disc in the lumbar region can cause these symptoms.
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 40 years experience
No: Epidural steroid injections may be effective for the treatment of sciatica. Side effects include a flare up of symptoms. New symptoms may indicate progression of nerve irritation.

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